Entering the civilian job market when an estimated 14 million Americans are out of work can be an unsettling prospect. But some of the job-search pressure was lifted Wednesday for more than 500 transitioning soldiers, veterans, retirees and military spouses during a career expo at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart. The expo is hosted on post by CivilianJobs.com each spring and fall.
ATLANTA - The preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Savannah increased to 9.5 percent in August, up two-tenth of a percentage point from 9.3 percent in July, according to State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler. The jobless rate in metro Savannah in August a year ago also was 9.3 percent.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 20-23:
When you invest in stocks, you want their price to go up. But of course, you can't control the rise and fall of stock prices. However, there is a key element of investing that you can control – the number of shares you own. And in the long run, share ownership may be more important than rising stock prices in determining your long-term investment success.
This is a bit like hauling coal to Newcastle, but I have talked to a few local folk recently who did not know from where their water comes.
Even in a tough economy, job seekers need not give up hope. Active-duty service members separating from the service, veterans and military spouses can find employment opportunities at a career expo today at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart.
NASHVILLE, Ga. - Harveys Supermarket is offering its customers an easy way to provide free educational equipment and supplies to local schools in Georgia, Florida and South Carolina.
If you're a woman who owns a business, you've got plenty of company. In fact, women own more than 10 million U.S. companies, and women-owned businesses account for about 40 percent of all privately held firms in the U.S., according to the Center for Women's Business Research.
Richmond Hill residents will soon see a new look at the Sawmill Shopping Plaza located on Ford Avenue now that the building's exterior renovations have begun.
A Richmond Hill beauty salon, the Milan Day Spa, expanded its franchise Sept. 6 with the opening of a new branch on Broughton Street. The expansion will provide more options for local clients or work, shop or socialize in Savannah.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Sept. 12-19:
The Division of Continuing Education of Georgia Southern University is offering beginning and advanced project-management courses at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah beginning Sept. 30.
The Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill will celebrate its second anniversary with a community celebration from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 29.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will offer seven-week, daytime instruction in commercial truck driving with classes beginning Oct. 24 at the Effingham and Liberty campuses.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.2 percent in August, its highest level in six months. The August rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point from 10.1 percent in July. The state's jobless rate was also 10.2 percent in August a year ago.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.
WaterWays Township, a 2,300-acre gated master-planned community in south Bryan County, recently was named "Community of the Year" by the Home Builders Association of Greater Savannah.
The Coastal Courier and Bryan County News took home top awards from this year's Georgia Press Association 2014 Advertising Conference and Awards Banquet, held April 3-4 at Lake Blackshear Resort in Cordele.
As you save and invest for retirement, what are your ultimate goals? Do you plan on traveling the world? Purchasing a vacation home? Pursuing your hobbies?
SAVANNAH -In recognition of Goodwill Week, Goodwill of the Coastal Empire plans to provide 10 job fairs open to the public throughout the region.
You may have noticed the smoke in the air from time to time as tree farmers conduct prescribed burns.
April is National Safe Digging Month, and CenturyLink reminds Bryan County residents to always call 811 before beginning any digging project.
SAVANNAH - Enmark Stations Inc. once again has made a commitment to sell paper icons in all 59 of its retail stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk.
MACON - Tens of thousands of school children visit Georgia's strawberry farms each year, learning about the berries, how they're grown and what they look like in the field.
A job fair that had been scheduled for the Shuman Recreation Center in Hinesville Wednesday has been canceled.
McDonald's USA President Jeff Stratton and the McDonald's leadership team made visits this week to five stores in the Savannah area, including Richmond Hill, to spend time in restaurants and meet with local owner-operators and crew.
If you're one of the "millennials" - the generation that began in the early 1980s - you are still in the early stages of your career.
ATLANTA -Jobless rates in the metro Savannah and Coastal Georgia areas decreased in February.
For as long as there have been humans, there has been trade.
If you're like many travelers, you get a little nervous when your airplane goes through some turbulence. And if you're like a lot of investors, you may get somewhat jumpy when the financial markets are volatile. Yet flight turbulence probably isn't as scary as it seems, and the same may be true for market volatility - if you know how to respond.
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